Eyelid Surgery Malaga


Say goodbye to sagging eyelids and rejuvenate your appearance.

Blepharoplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure aimed at correcting the upper or lower eyelids by removing excess skin, muscle, or fat, effectively addressing eye bags and sagging.

Dr. Maribel Ruiz, a specialist in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, performs Blepharoplasty procedures in Málaga.

Please have a look at some before-and-after examples of Blepharoplasty performed by Dr. Maribel Ruiz Ruiz:

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Before and After Eyelid Surgery Procedures

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About Dr. Ruiz Ruiz

At the Clinic for Plastic Surgery located in Malaga and Benalmadena, Dr. Ruiz Ruiz specializes in plastic and cosmetic surgery of the face.

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Dr. Maribel Ruiz, a specialist in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, conducts the procedure under sedation and local anesthesia. This treatment rejuvenates the appearance of a tired face, providing a more youthful and refreshed look.

The procedure typically lasts between 1 and 2 hours and can be combined with other surgical procedures such as facelifts.

The eyelid surgery begins with delicate incisions following the natural lines of the patient’s eyelids to remove the appropriate excess of fat, skin, and sagging muscle. Subsequently, the incisions are closed with very small sutures (stitches). Following surgery, the patient is administered ophthalmic cream and dressings with saline solution.

Scars from Blepahroplasty are very discreet as they are placed in locations that are not visible.

In the case of lower eyelid Blepharoplasty, the incision is made on the inner part of the eyelid, making the scar completely invisible.

For upper Blepharoplasty, the incision is made in the natural crease of the eyelid. This means that when the eyes are open, the scars are not visible at all, and they are only noticeable during the brief interval when the eye is closed. However, even then, Dr. Maribel Ruiz is skilled at making minimal incisions with sutures so delicate that the result renders the scar virtually unnoticeable.

If the patient wishes, Blepharoplasty can be performed on all four eyelids simultaneously, as it is common for the issue to affect both the upper and lower eyelids. There are instances where addressing the concern in either the upper or lower eyelids alone is sufficient.

In the case of upper Blepharoplasty, Dr. Maribel Ruiz will make an incision along the eyelid crease, removing excess skin and suturing the resulting ends together. For lower Blepharoplasty, she will make an incision beneath the eyelashes, nearly along the same line, or within the eyelid, removing excess muscle, fat, and skin.

The postoperative period is straightforward since the procedure is performed under sedation or local anesthesia. Patients typically go home after the intervention, and in most cases, they can resume their normal activities within a few days.

Dr. Maribel Ruiz recommends the use of a cold compress mask, which can be purchased at any pharmacy, for two or three days while at home. This helps reduce swelling and redness. She may also suggest the use of a cream or ointment to keep the skin hydrated and minimize the risk of infection. Swelling and bruising will gradually subside within a few days.

It’s important to follow Dr. Maribel Ruiz Ruiz’s postoperative instructions and avoid activities that require physical exertion and any activities that could increase pressure on the operated area during the recovery period.

Recovery from Blepharoplasty is typically quick and without complications, though individual experiences may vary, and the recovery time can differ from person to person.

Dr. Maribel Ruiz holds an official qualification in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery and has over 20 years of experience in such procedures. With excellent training in the best public and private hospitals in Spain, patients can be assured that they will be operated on by a specialized surgeon who has successfully completed all the required stages of training set by Medical Colleges and Public Administration.

Dr. Maribel Ruiz Ruiz always prioritizes the patient’s health and conducts a preliminary assessment to determine if surgery is safe for the patient and whether the desired results are achievable or not.

Blepharoplasty surgery takes place in a first-class hospital in Málaga. These facilities boast fully equipped operating rooms with state of the art medical equipment for even the most complex surgical interventions, featuring the latest technological advancements managed by highly qualified professionals.

The cost of the surgery takes into consideration factors such as the type of Blepharoplasty, the patient’s characteristics, the chosen hospital, and the extent of the issue. Any variation in these factors influences operating room costs, professional fees, including those of the surgeon, nurses, etc. The starting price for Blepharoplasty is 2,300 €.

Following Blepharoplasty, most patients return to their normal lives within 10-12 days, and the scars become nearly invisible within a few months.

After this surgery, patients feel happy with their refreshed and rejuvenated appearance.

Bachelor's Degree

Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malaga since 1993 and Doctor "cum laude" since 1997.


Member No. 733 belonging to Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery.

Medical License

Doctor with medical license nº 7.058 of the College of Doctors of Malaga.

About the doctor
Dr. Ruiz Ruiz

Dr. Maria Isabel Ruiz Ruiz is one of the leading specialists in plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures on the Costa del Sol. She has more than 20 years of experience performing cosmetic procedures. She is a member of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery.

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